Aretha Franklin discography

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Aretha Franklin discography
Aretha Franklin on January 20, 2009.jpg
Franklin performing at President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009
Studio albums38
Live albums6
Compilation albums62
Singles131

This discography documents the releases of albums and singles by Aretha Franklin. Widely regarded as the "Queen of Soul", she has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling R&B female artists of all time.[1] Billboard ranks her as the 34th Greatest Artist of all time.[2] Franklin has scored 73 entries on the Billboard Hot 100, the most among women for nearly 40 years until Nicki Minaj passed her in 2017.[3] Billboard listed her as the 41st Top Gospel Artist of the 2010s.[2] She has accumulated 20 No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Amazing Grace remains the biggest-selling live gospel album of all time, being certified 2× Platinum in the US.[4][5] According to RIAA database, Franklin has sold 16.5 million albums and singles in the US (based on certifications).[6]

She is ranked first among female vocalists with the most Billboard chart hits during the rock era (1955–2012) with a total of 88 according to Joel Whitburn's Record Research.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Album Year Peak chart positions Sales Certifications Record label
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
AUS
[9][10]
CAN
[11]
GER
[12]
NL
[13]
NZ
[14]
UK
[15]
Aretha 1961 Columbia
The Electrifying Aretha Franklin 1962
The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin 69
Laughing on the Outside 1963
Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington 1964
Runnin' Out of Fools 84 9
Yeah!!! 1965 101 8
Soul Sister 1966 132 8
Take It Like You Give It 1967
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You 2 1 2 36 Atlantic
Aretha Arrives 5 1 18
Lady Soul 1968 2 1 18 25
Aretha Now 3 1 12 26 6
Soul '69 1969 15 1 15 9
Soft and Beautiful 29 Columbia
This Girl's in Love with You 1970 17 2 8 18 Atlantic
Spirit in the Dark 25 2 25
Young, Gifted and Black 1972 11 2 53
Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky) 1973 30 2
Let Me in Your Life 1974 14 1 88 15
With Everything I Feel in Me 57 6
You 1975 83 9
Sweet Passion 1977 49 6
Almighty Fire 1978 63 12 63
La Diva 1979 146 25
Aretha 1980 47 6 Arista
Love All the Hurt Away 1981 36 4
Jump to It 1982 23 1
Get It Right 1983 36 4
Who's Zoomin' Who? 1985 13 3 15 13 46 50 6 49
Aretha 1986 32 7 33 56 45 60 20 51
Through the Storm 1989 55 21 86 71 61 46
What You See Is What You Sweat 1991 153 28 56
A Rose Is Still a Rose 1998 30 7
So Damn Happy 2003 33 11
This Christmas, Aretha 2008 102 DMI
Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love 2011 54 15 Aretha
Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics 2014 13 3 30 32 32 RCA
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Album Year Peak chart positions Certifications Record label
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
CAN
[11]
Songs of Faith 1965 Checker
Aretha in Paris 1968 13 2 14 Atlantic
Aretha Live at Fillmore West 1971 7 1 18
Amazing Grace 1972 7 2 23
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[16]
One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism 1987 106 25 Arista
Gospel Greats 1999 Atlantic
Don't Fight the Feeling: Live at Fillmore West (with King Curtis) 2005 Rhino
Oh Me Oh My: Aretha Live in Philly, 1972 2007
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Album Year Peak chart positions Certifications Record label
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
CAN
[11]
Sparkle 1976 18 1 58 Atlantic

Compilation albums[edit]

Album Year Peak chart positions Sales Certifications Record label
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
AUS
[10]
CAN
[11]
GER
[12]
NL
[13]
NZ
[14]
UK
[15]
Take a Look 1967 173 22 Columbia
Aretha Franklin's Greatest Hits 94 10
Aretha Franklin's Greatest Hits Volume II 1968
Aretha's Gold 1969 18 1 22 Atlantic
Today I Sing the Blues Columbia
Aretha's Greatest Hits 1971 19 3 27 Atlantic
In the Beginning: The World of Aretha Franklin 1960–1967 1972 160 Columbia
The Best of Aretha Franklin 1973 Atlantic
Ten Years of Gold 1976 135 29
The Legendary Queen of Soul 1981 209 Columbia
Sweet Bitter Love 1982
Aretha's Jazz 1984 Atlantic
The Best of Aretha Franklin 25 91
30 Greatest Hits 1985 6
[24]
1 16 9
[25]
16
Aretha Sings the Blues Columbia
The First Lady of Soul 1986 89 Stylus
20 Greatest hits 1987 WEA
Aretha After Hours Columbia
Jazz to Soul 1992
Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings 99 17 Rhino
Chain of Fools 1993
Greatest Hits: 1980–1994 1994 85 23 75 27 Arista
The Very Best of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 1: The 60's 105 10 13 Rhino
The Very Best of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 2: The 70's
Queen of Soul: The Very Best of Aretha Franklin 20
Sings Standards 1996 Sony Music
The Early Years 1997 Legacy
A Natural Woman & Other Hits Rhino
Respect & Other Hits
The Delta Meets Detroit: Aretha's Blues 1998
Spanish Harlem
Think & Other Hits
This Is Jazz, Vol. 34 Sony Music
Greatest Hits 38 Global TV
Love Songs 2001 Sony Music
Aretha's Best 49 4 Rhino
Respect: The Very Best of Aretha Franklin 2002 34 96 22 14 15 Warner Music
The Queen in Waiting: The Columbia Years (1960–1965) Legacy
Platinum & Gold Collection 2003 Arista
Rare & Unreleased Recordings from the Golden Reign of the Queen of Soul 2007 87 Atlantic
Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets with the Queen 54 7 Arista
A Deeper Love: The Best of Aretha Franklin 2009 Sony BMG
Sunday Morning Classics Columbia
Original Album Series 22 44 Rhino
The Very Best of Aretha Franklin 2010 59
Great American Songbook 2011 Legacy
More Gospel Greats Rhino
Take a Look: Aretha Franklin Complete on Columbia Legacy
Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980–1998 2012
The Very Best of Aretha Franklin & Otis Redding Together
(with Otis Redding)
78 20 11 Rhino
Original Album Series Vol. 2 2013 Atlantic
The Queen Greatest Hits Sony Music
The Queen of Soul (box set) 2014 Atlantic
The Real... Aretha Franklin – The Ultimate Collection RCA
The Atlantic Albums Collection 2015 Atlantic
A Brand New Me 2017 23 64 22 36 45 Rhino, Atlantic
The Atlantic Singles Collection 1967–1970 2018 65 7
The Queen of Soul 34 45
The Genesis of Aretha Franklin[29] 2021 Columbia
The Glory of Aretha Franklin[30] Arista, RCA
The Genius of Aretha Franklin[31] Atlantic
Aretha (4-CD box set & digital edition; also 2-LP & 1-CD highlights)[32] Rhino
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

The JVB era (1956–1959)[edit]

Year Single
1956 "Never Grow Old" [A]
1959 "Precious Lord (Part 1)" [B]

Notes

  • A "Never Grow Old" was reissued by Checker Records in 1957, 1968 and 1973.
  • B "Precious Lord (Part 1)" was reissued by Checker Records in 1960 and 1969.

The Columbia era (1960–1966)[edit]

Single Year Single information Peak chart positions Album
US
[33]
US
R&B

[34]
US
A/C

[35]
AUS
[9]
CAN
[11]
"Today I Sing the Blues"
c/w "Love Is the Only Thing"
1960
  • October 1960
  • Columbia
  • "Today I Sing the Blues" - 41793-51461
  • "Love Is the Only Thing" - 41793-51462
10 Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo
"Won't Be Long"
c/w "Right Now"
  • December 1960
  • Columbia
  • "Right Now" - 41923-52417
  • "Won't Be Long" - 41923-52418
76 7
"Are You Sure"
b/w "Maybe I'm a Fool"
1961
  • April 1961
  • Columbia
  • "Are You Sure" - 41985-53175
  • "Maybe I'm a Fool" - 41985-53176
"Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" (A-side)
  • September 1961
  • Columbia
  • "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - 42157-54730
  • "Operation Heartbreak" - 42157-54731
37 30 12 The Electrifying Aretha Franklin
"Operation Heartbreak" (B-side) 6 non-album track
"I Surrender, Dear" (A-side) 1962
  • January 1962
  • Columbia
  • "I Surrender, Dear" - 42266-55745
  • "Rough Lover" - 42266-55746
87 The Electrifying Aretha Franklin
"Rough Lover" (B-side) 94
"Don't Cry, Baby"
c/w "Without the One You Love"
  • June 1962
  • Columbia
  • "Without the One You Love" - 42456-57127
  • "Don't Cry, Baby" - 42456-57128
92 The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin
"Just for a Thrill" (A-side)
  • August 1962
  • Columbia
  • "Try a Little Tenderness" - 42520-57690
  • "Just for a Thrill" - 42520-57691
111
"Try a Little Tenderness" (B-side) 100
"Trouble in Mind"
c/w "God Bless the Child" (from The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin)
  • c. November–December 1962
  • Columbia
  • "Trouble in Mind" - 42625-58445
  • "God Bless the Child" - 42625-58446
86 non-album tracks
"Here's Where I Came In (Here's Where I Walk Out)" (A-side) 1963
  • May 1963
  • Columbia
  • "Say It Isn't So" - 42796-71349
  • "Here's Where I Came In" - 42796-71350
125
"Say It Isn't So" (B-side) 113 Laughing on the Outside
"Skylark"
c/w "You've Got Her" (non-album track)
  • September 1963
  • Columbia
  • "You've Got Her" - 42874-71348
  • "Skylark" - 75734
"Kissin' by the Mistletoe"
c/w "Johnny" (non-album track)
  • December 1963
  • Columbia
  • "Kissin' by the Mistletoe" - 42933-76424
  • "Johnny" 42933-76425
An All-Star Christmas
"Soulville"
c/w "Evil Gal Blues"
1964
  • c. March–April 1964
  • Columbia
  • "Evil Gal Blues" - 43009-77198
  • "Soulville" - 43009-77218
121 Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington
"Runnin' Out of Fools"
c/w "It's Just a Matter of Time"
  • c. August–September 1964
  • Columbia
  • "Runnin' Out of Fools" - 43113-78448
  • "It's Just a Matter of Time" - 43113-78453
57 30 Runnin' Out of Fools
"Winter Wonderland"
c/w "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)"
  • c. November–December 1964
  • Columbia
  • "The Christmas Song" - 43177-79156
  • "Winter Wonderland" - 43177-79157
non-album single
"Can't You Just See Me" (A-side) 1965 96 Soul Sister
"Little Miss Raggedy Ann" (B-side) non-album single
"One Step Ahead" 119 18
"(No, No) I'm Losing You" 114 34 Soul Sister
"You Made Me Love You" 109 32
"Tighten Up Your Tie, Button Up Your Jacket" 1966 Take It Like You Give It
"Until You Were Gone" Soul Sister
"Cry Like a Baby" 113 27
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

The following singles were released or re-released after Franklin left Columbia.

Single Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[33]
US
R&B

[34]
CAN
[11]
"Lee Cross" 1967 31 Take It Like You Give It
"Take a Look" 56 28 36 Take a Look
"Mockingbird" 94 57 Runnin' Out of Fools
"Soulville" (re-release) 1968 83 Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington
"Jim" 1969 Soft and Beautiful
"Today I Sing the Blues" (re-recording) 101 Soul '69
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

The Atlantic era (1967–1979)[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[33]
US
R&B

[34]
US
A/C

[35]
AUS
[9]
BEL
(WA)

[36]
CAN
[11]
GER
[12]
NL
[13]
UK
[15]
"I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (A-side) 1967 9 1 5 I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
"Do Right Woman — Do Right Man" (B-side) 37
"Respect" 1 1 14 18 3 23 11 10
"Baby I Love You" 4 1 51 3 39 Aretha Arrives
"(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" 8 2 36 11 28 79 Lady Soul
"Chain of Fools" 2 1 51 23 4 36 12 37
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" 1968 37 Aretha Arrives
"(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" (A-side) 5 1 6 22 47 Lady Soul
"Ain't No Way" (B-side) 16 9
"Think" (A-side) 7 1 49 25 6 32 12 26 Aretha Now
"You Send Me" (B-side) 56 28
"The House That Jack Built" (A-side) 6 2 11 34 Aretha's Gold
"I Say a Little Prayer" (B-side) 10 3 8 7 29 3 4 Aretha Now
"See Saw" (A-side) 14 9 29 47 11 19
"My Song" (B-side) 31 10 Non-album single
"The Weight" (A-side) 1969 19 3 38 12 This Girl's in Love with You
"Tracks of My Tears" (B-side) 71 21 Soul '69
"I Can't See Myself Leaving You" (A-side) 28 3 22 Aretha Now
"Gentle on My Mind" (B-side) 76 50 Soul '69
"Share Your Love with Me" 13 1 16 This Girl's in Love with You
"Eleanor Rigby" 17 5 91 19
"Call Me" (A-side) 1970 13 1 11
"Son of a Preacher Man" (B-side)
"Don't Play That Song (You Lied)" (with The Dixie Flyers) 11 1 13 13 Spirit in the Dark
"Spirit in the Dark" (with The Dixie Flyers) (A-side) 23 3 48
"The Thrill Is Gone" (with The Dixie Flyers) (B-side)
"Border Song (Holy Moses)" (A-side) 37 5 35 Young, Gifted and Black
"You and Me" (with The Dixie Flyers) (B-side) Spirit in the Dark
"You're All I Need to Get By" 1971 19 3 32 Aretha's Greatest Hits
"Bridge Over Troubled Water" (A-side) 6 1 40 8
"A Brand New Me" (B-side) 72 Young, Gifted and Black
"Spanish Harlem" 2 1 6 17 5 6 2 14 Aretha's Greatest Hits
"Rock Steady" (A-side) 9 2 12 44 81 Young, Gifted and Black
"Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)" (B-side) 73 9 73
"Day Dreaming" 1972 5 1 11 13
"All the King's Horses" (A-side) 26 7 70
"April Fools" (B-side)
"Wholy Holy" 81 49 Amazing Grace
"Master of Eyes (The Deepness of Your Eyes)" 1973 33 8 61 Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)
"Angel" 20 1 44 47 37
"Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" 3 1 33 8 26 Let Me In Your Life
"I'm in Love" 1974 19 1 22
"Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing" 47 6 44
"Without Love" 45 6 63 With Everything I Feel in Me
"With Everything I Feel in Me" 1975 20
"Mr. D.J. (5 for the D.J.)" 53 13 You
"You" 1976 15
"Something He Can Feel" 28 1 Sparkle
"Jump" (A-side) 72 17
"Hooked on Your Love" (B-side)
"Look into Your Heart" 1977 82 10 77
"Break It to Me Gently" 85 1 Sweet Passion
"When I Think About You" 16
"Almighty Fire (Woman of the Future)" 1978 103 12 Almighty Fire
"More Than Just a Joy" 51
"Ladies Only" 1979 33 La Diva
"Half a Love" 65
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

The Arista era (1980–2007)[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[33]
US
R&B

[34]
US
A/C

[35]
US
Dan

[37]
AUS
[9]
CAN
[11]
GER
[12]
NL
[13]
NZ
[14]
UK
[15]
"United Together" 1980 56 3 Aretha (1980)
"What a Fool Believes" 1981 17 39 46
"Come to Me" 84 39 89
"Love All the Hurt Away" (with George Benson) 46 6 42 49 Love All the Hurt Away
"Hold On I'm Comin'" 53
"It's My Turn" 29
"Livin' in the Streets" 1982
"Jump to It" 24 1 4 42 Jump to It
"Love Me Right" 22
"This Is for Real" 1983 63
"Get It Right" 61 1 9 74 Get It Right
"Every Girl (Wants My Guy)" 7
"Freeway of Love" 1985 3 1 11 1 6 5 31 3 68 Who's Zoomin' Who?
"Who's Zoomin' Who" 7 2 10 1 38 19 42 30 23 11
"Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves" (with Eurythmics) 18 66 10 15 33 22 20 6 9
"Another Night" 1986 22 9 21 4 67 44 53 54
"Freeway of Love" (re-release) 51
"Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You" 30 9 94 78
"Jumpin' Jack Flash" 21 20 33 36 21 42 43 58 Aretha (1986)
"Jimmy Lee" 28 2 17 19 64 42 46
"I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (with George Michael) 1987 1 5 2 12 1 4 5 1 3 1
"Rock-A-Lott" 82 25 4 84
"If You Need My Love Tonight" (with Larry Graham) 88
"Oh Happy Day" 1988 One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism
"If Ever a Love There Was" (with Four Tops) 31 26 Through the Storm
"Through the Storm" (with Elton John) 1989 16 17 3 63 18 41
"It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be" (with Whitney Houston) 41 5 18 43 29
"Gimme Your Love" (with James Brown) 48 79
"Everyday People" 1991 13 33 69 What You See Is What You Sweat
"Someone Else's Eyes" 53
"What You See Is What You Sweat"
"Ever Changing Times" (with Michael McDonald) 1992 19 11 38
"Someday We'll All Be Free" Malcolm X
"A Deeper Love" 1994 63 30 1 78 31 5 Greatest Hits: 1980–1994
"Willing to Forgive" 26 5 22 17
"Jump to It" (CJ's Master Mix) 18 Non-album single
"Honey" 114 30 Greatest Hits: 1980–1994
"It Hurts Like Hell" 1996 116 51 Waiting to Exhale
"A Rose Is Still a Rose" 1998 26 5 1 22 A Rose Is Still a Rose
"Here We Go Again" 76 24 1 68
"The Only Thing Missin'" 2003 53 7 So Damn Happy
"Wonderful" 46
"Never Gonna Break My Faith" (with Mary J. Blige) 2007 103 Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets with the Queen
"Put You Up on Game" (with Fantasia) 41
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

The final years (2008–2018)[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
R&B

[34]
US
Dan

[37]
2009 "Angels We Have Heard on High" This Christmas, Aretha
2011 "How Long I've Been Waiting" 91 Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love
2014 "Rolling in the Deep" (The Aretha Version) 47 1 Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Billboard Year-End performances[edit]

Year Song Year-End
Position
1967 "Respect" 13
"Baby I Love You" 59
"I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" 75
1968 "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" 46
"I Say a Little Prayer" 93
"Think" 94
1970 "Call Me" 100
1971 "Spanish Harlem" 49
"Bridge over Troubled Water" 52
1972 "Day Dreaming" 61
1974 "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" 11
1985 "Freeway of Love" 43
"Who's Zoomin' Who" 94
1987 "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (with George Michael) 36
1998 "A Rose Is Still a Rose" 95

Other appearances[edit]

Song Year Album
"What Have I Got To Lose" (Four Tops feat. Aretha Franklin) 1983 Back Where I Belong
"Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves" (duet with Eurythmics) 1985 Be Yourself Tonight
"Someday We'll All Be Free" 1992 Malcolm X (soundtrack)
"If I Lose" White Men Can't Jump (soundtrack)
"Standing On The Rock Of Love" Bebe's Kids
"O Christmas Tree" A Very Special Christmas 2
"What Now My Love" (duet with Frank Sinatra) 1993 Duets
"Respect" (live version) 1994 Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume II[40]
"Bridge over Troubled Water" (live version) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume III[41]
"The Makings of You" A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield
"It Hurts Like Hell" 1995 Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album
"You've Got a Friend" (BeBe & CeCe Winans feat. Aretha Franklin) Tapestry Revisited: A Tribute to Carole King
"Christmas Here With You" (Four Tops feat. Aretha Franklin) Christmas Here With You
"White Christmas" (Four Tops feat. Aretha Franklin)
"Silent Night" (Four Tops feat. Aretha Franklin)
"Somewhere" 1996 Somewhere: The Songs of West Side Story
"Back To Living Again" New World Order (album)
"I'll Fly Away" 1997 Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute
"Think (Live)" Live On Letterman (Music from The Late Show)
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T" (with The Blues Brothers) 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (soundtrack)
"Chain of Fools" (live, duet with Mariah Carey) VH1 Divas Live
"Don't Waste Your Time" (duet with Mary J. Blige) 1999 Mary
"Carry The Flame" 2002 Salt Lake City 2000 Official Music Of The Games
"A House Is Not a Home" 2005 So Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross
"A Message from Aretha" I Gotta Make It
"Gotta Make It (Remix)" (Trey Songz feat. Aretha Franklin & Juvenile)
"Never Gonna Break My Faith" (duet with Mary J. Blige) 2006 Bobby - Original Soundtrack
"You've Got a Friend" (Ronald Isley feat. Aretha Franklin) 2010 Mr. I
"Ooh Baby Baby" (duet with Smokey Robinson, live December 1, 1979) 2011 The Best of Soul Train Live[42][43]
"How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" (duet with Tony Bennett) Duets II (Tony Bennett album)
"O Tannenbaum" (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis feat. Aretha Franklin) 2019 Big Band Holidays II
"Never Gonna Break My Faith" (ft. The Boys Choir of Harlem. 4.7.2020: Nr. 1 Billboard Gospel Song Chart) 2020

See also[edit]

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